At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world. We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world. Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.
An Engineering Geologist to undertake a wide variety of work based around Ground Engineering consultancy.The AECOM UK&I Ground Engineering Practice is expanding and has a vacancy for an early career level Engineering Geologist in Chesterfield. This is an ideal opportunity for a candidate already filling this role elsewhere, or a good graduate with some experience looking to make the next move in their career.
Our Ground Engineering Practice covers all elements of Ground Engineering with a wide range of end markets including highways, rail, water and nuclear sectors. Nationally, our Ground Engineering team comprises some 190 staff, with close integration across the team to share knowledge and provide a broad range of opportunities for staff within the UK and overseas.We require ambitious team players with the technical skills, knowledge and experience to take day to day responsibility for delivery of projects and tasks, ensuring technical quality and adherence to budget and programme. The position will suit those who wants to work with a good degree of day to day independence on schemes at all stages of their life cycle.
Job duties :
+ As an Engineering Geologist in our team, you will undertake, with appropriate support, a diverse variety of work including:
+ Contribute to or lead the production of desk study, interpretive, design reports, technical notes and input to specifications and contract documentation.
+ Undertake rockface inspections including undertaking discontinuity surveys and identification of rock fall hazards across a variety of environments including rope access work.
+ Scoping, tendering and supervision of ground investigations
+ Data interpretation, parameter derivation and design of geotechnical works including slopes, rock face remedial works, foundations, retaining structures, earthworks, strengthened earthworks, and ground improvement.
+ Ability to work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary design team interfacing directly with other ground engineering team members and with other internal design teams from various disciplines and contractors.
+ You will take responsibility for delivery of small projects or parts of projects under senior guidance and will assist in the internal checking and review of work by other members of the geotechnical team.
+ AECOM has a Freedom to Grow policy that celebrates flexible working; if you are interested in joining us, we should be happy to discuss a working arrangement to suit you.
+ A degree in Geology together with an MSc in Engineering Geology or similar would be preferred.
Your benefits will include:
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW way of working. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.
**Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.**
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
**Business Line:** Transportation
**Business Group:** DCS
**Strategic Business Unit:** Europe & India
**Career Area:** Science